The Spirituality of A Cat- by Marie Elena


Cats are the most spiritual beings I have ever known. I’ve learned a lot from all of the cats I’ve harbored including my current reincarnate Baby. He comes in the form of a Tabby. What is more spiritual? Cats sleep when they want.  They play when they want. Hunt when they want. They know how Spirit works, those lovely creatures.

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Save the Flamingos – by Annette Rochelle Aben


“I’m going to turn your flamingos into vultures for Halloween!”
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What? Did I hear that right? My wonderful little sister, who bought me the flamingos, so I’d have something cheery to look at when I glanced out my office window, was now going to violate my lovely pink distractions? Horrors!

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Zen Hoofprints – Looking To Sweeter Things – by Bob Rush


As another year of my journey is in the books, there are many projects on my mind. They span many subject areas like more time in meditation, more consistent yoga practice, seeking healthier nutrition and the biggie…writing a book. This is , of course, in addition, to doing my best at work and keeping in better touch with family and friends. Seems like a tall and lofty order. The trick here is not to put too much pressure on myself in seeking these goals. Further, said objectives should not be unrealistic. By that I mean like writing my book in one fell swoop. Also, it can lead to frustration. Many a time, have I attempted to learn a skill only to set myself up to fail by not devoting the time, energy and practice needed. I wind up failing then quitting. Goal denied.

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